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Personal Finance
Financial Q&A
COVID-19 Financial Questions and Answers
A running thread of reader questions and our answers and research about the impact of COVID-19 on your finances ...
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EI/CERB Updates
COVID-19 EI Benefits and CERB Updates — Q & A from Soc...
Stay at home orders have forced many Canadians to be temporarily out of work and collecting government benefits for the ...
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Financial Wellbeing
COVID-19 Impact on Canadians’ Financial Well-Being
Running commentary and news updates on COVID-19's impact on banking, real estate, mortgages, government relief programs, personal credit, and other ...
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Good Credit Hygiene Saves Over $100K On Typical Mortgage
Many services are available to give Canadians free access to their credit scores, but the problem is they all provide ...
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Reverse Mortgages (55 yrs+)
Reverse Mortgages (55 yrs+)
If You Have Considered a Reverse Mortgage, Now Might Be the Best Possible Time to Tap Into Your Home Equity ...
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Rising Interest Rates and Your Mortgage
Rising Interest Rates and Your Mortgage
Mortgage interest rates rise and fall for many reasons. Some borrowers feel the full impact of these gyrations as they ...
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How To Pay Your Property Taxes
How To Pay Your Property Taxes
Property tax bills come in three separate chunks throughout the year. But what is the best–easiest, smartest, fastest way to ...
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Ross Taylor on Winning the 2017 Financial Literacy Leader of the Year Award
Ross Taylor on Winning the 2017 Financial Literacy Leader of the ...
Ross is the reigning Financial Literacy Leader with Mortgage Professionals of Canada. In late 2017, following many years of writing ...
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ROSS REVIEWS: Straight Talk On Your Money, by Doug Hoyes
ROSS REVIEWS: “Straight Talk On Your Money”, by Doug ...
Doug Hoyes is one of the good guys in the world of consumer proposals and bankruptcies. He published a book ...
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Early Pay Off Of Consumer Proposal Led To Best Mortgage Possible
When the bank said 'no' to mortgage renewal because of a consumer proposal, switching to an alternative lender and paying ...
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You Should Open An Account With CRA
You Should Open An Account With CRA
CRA provides a terrific service where you can login to your own account online and access a ton of useful ...
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Thirty Ways To Save Money
Thirty Ways To Save Money
It is always mystifying how so many will complain about there never being enough money to go around, yet to ...
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Mortgage Portability Can Be a Borrower's Lifeline
Mortgage Portability Can Be A Borrower’s Lifeline
A portable mortgage has an option that allows the borrower to transfer the mortgage to a new property. This allows ...
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Tenants Need Good Credit Too
If you have rented an apartment in the past, you know that landlords typically ask you about your credit history ...
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How To Stand Out From Other Rental Applicants
How To Stand Out From Other Rental Applicants
Natasha Taylor breaks down why renting a place to live is not something you can afford to take a casual ...
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Secured Visa Application
If your personal credit history is so bad that no one, not even Capital One or Canadian Tire, will give ...
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